Martha Ewing

about 1788–30 March 1874 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Ewing was born about 1788, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Ewing, was 51 and her mother, Jane Leeper, was 43. She married William McCleary on 26 December 1809, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Gatchellville, Fawn Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 30 March 1874, at the age of 86, and was buried in New Park, Fawn Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McCleary
1788–1838
Martha Ewing
1788–1874
Marriage: 26 December 1809
Abraham McCleary
1810–1898
Betsy McCleary
1831–
Peggy McCleary
1837–
Jane Emma McCleary
1812–1888
Isaac McCleary
1813–1893
Henry John McCleary
1814–1901
Sarah Ann McCleary
1816–1877
Martha McCleary
1822–1857
William H. McCleary
1823–1893
John Mc Cleary
1826–1916
Mary Ann McCleary
1827–
Mary E McCleary
1829–1899

Spouse and Children

    William McCleary

    Male1788–1838Male

    Female1788–1874Female

MARRIAGE
26 December 1809
York, York, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(12)

    Abraham McCleary

    Male1810–1898Male

    Jane Emma McCleary

    Female1812–1888Female

    Isaac McCleary

    Male1813–1893Male

    Henry John McCleary

    Male1814–1901Male

    Sarah Ann McCleary

    Female1816–1877Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 3

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1812

Age 24

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Scottish: altered form of Ewen (itself a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eòghainn ‘son of Eòghann’), formed as if it were an English patronymic ending in -ing. See also McEwen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Martha McCleary, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Martha Ewing in entry for Wm Mccleary and Maria Dial, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Martha McCleary, "Find A Grave Index"

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